Why Nervous Pensioners Are Running for the Exit

The public pension system is like a ship headed for rocky shores and the problem was created by the FED. In trying to resolve one problem the FED has created another. By keeping interest rates artificially low the FED has artificially boosted the … [Read more...]

Why Europe is Going to Get a Lot Worse Before It Gets Better

(Interview) Europe: Why It's Going to Get a Lot Worse Before It Gets Better New interview with our European markets expert By Elliott Wave International Brian Whitmer, the editor of our monthly European Financial Forecast, explains what … [Read more...]

Why Investors Cling to Hope Amid Stock Market Turmoil

History shows that many investors will hold stocks all the way down By Elliott Wave International I was watching financial television as the Dow Industrials fell 400-plus points on Sept. 1. Two market professionals were interviewed: Both said … [Read more...]

Why the IRS Seized All the Money from a Country Store

Another shot fired in the "War on Cash" By Elliott Wave International Editor's note: You'll find the text version of the story below the video. Learn how your hard-earned money may be in jeopardy. Read War on CashFollow this link to … [Read more...]

A GREAT Model to Understand Gold’s Price Swings

Are Gold's price swings as truly unpredictable as Bernanke, Yellen and Greenspan would have you believe? Is gold really a  Barbarous relic with no place in a modern portfolio? Or is gold a valid insurance policy against the Fed's $4 trillion balance … [Read more...]

Another Housing Bust On The Way?

Evidence of Another Even More Sweeping Housing Bust is Already Starting to Appear By Elliott Wave International Editor's note: With permission, the following article was adapted from the October 2014 issue of The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast, a … [Read more...]

Trends: Credit in the E.U. and the U.S.

Credit in the EU is contracting, with credit growth peaking at 11.5% in 2008, halving by 2010, falling to zero in 2011, rising back to 4% in 2012 and then falling below zero in 2013. This is the rate of growth so we can see that at zero new loans … [Read more...]

Re-emergent house flippers are set to flop.

The Expected Housing Recovery Faces a Brick Wall In 2005, a mania for residential real estate reached such a fever pitch that a series of cable television shows became entirely devoted to house "flipping." Flipping involves buying a … [Read more...]

The Last Believers: Government Grabs the Bag with Both Hands

The following is a sample from Elliott Wave International's new 40-page report, The State of the Global Markets -- 2013 Edition: The Most Important Investment Report You'll Read This Year. This article was originally published in the October 2012 … [Read more...]

Have you heard about the Fed’s 180 degree turn?

How the Federal Reserve is Showing Financial Fear Think about one of those movie scenes when the leading man does all he can to defeat the big, bad enemy -- punches, kicks, slams, stabs, shoots -- but the bad guy just won't go down. In fact he … [Read more...]